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Costa Rica Unveils Most Burdensome Speed Camera Program Yet

Since September 8, motorists in Costa Rica have been racking up speed camera fines worth 308,295 colones (US $600) each. Sixteen speed cameras have been flashing around the city of San Jose at a rate of a thousand per day as part of the brand new program. Those fines — among the world’s highest —…

Former Atlanta woman sues APD over camera seizure

A former Atlanta woman filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Atlanta Police Department, contending an officer illegally seized her camera after she took pictures of officers kicking a man who was handcuffed and lying on the ground.

Scalia: Federal Drug Laws Were a Mistake

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia isn't a supporter of legalizing drugs. But he does believe that passing federal laws against them has done harm to the U.S. government. “It was a great mistake to put routine drug offenses into the federal courts,”

Should Politicians Wear Uniforms Like NASCAR Racers?

I call on artists to make Nascar jerseys for all of the D.C. politicians, Democrats and Republicans alike, who are – with a few exceptions – bought and paid for. For example, Obama has raised more money from Wall Street than anyone else.